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Benny Davis

Benny Davis (August 21, 1895 - December 20, 1979) was a vaudeville performer and writer of popular songs.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 21, 1895 (New York City), Died December 20, 1979 (Miami)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer, vocalist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 749 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-20317 10-in. 7/3/1917 Goodbye Broadway, hello France American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-24786 10-in. 1/12/1921 Margie Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-26130 10-in. 2/23/1922 Don't leave me, Mammy Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin duet and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-26448 10-in. 5/2/1922 Angel child Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-27052 10-in. 10/27/1922 Carry me back to my Carolina home Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-27673 10-in. 3/26/1923 Dearest (you're the nearest to my heart) George Price Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-28170 10-in. 7/11/1923 When will the sun shine for me? Sterling Trio Male vocal trio, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-28672 10-in. 10/17/1923 Indiana moon Claire Brookhurst ; Lewis James Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-29188 10-in. 1/8/1924 Sweet Henry (The pride of Tennessee) Eubie Blake ; Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-29293 10-in. 1/16/1924 A smile will go a long, long way Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor B-29494 10-in. 2/21/1924 A smile will go a long, long way Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-29864 10-in. 4/8/1924 Indiana moon John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with violin and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-30575 10-in. 8/14/1924 Main Street wasn't big enough for Mary Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-30918 10-in. 9/22/1924 Nobody loves you like I do Brox Sisters Female vocal trio, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-31189 10-in. 11/16/1924 Show me the way Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-31888 10-in. 3/9/1925 Oh, how I miss you to-night Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-31923 10-in. 2/6/1925 No wonder International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-32077 10-in. 3/10/1925 Yearning (Just for you) Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-32092 10-in. 3/12/1925 Yearning (Just for you) Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with viola, guitar, and ukulele lyricist  
Victor B-32095 10-in. 3/12/1925 No wonder (That I love you) Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with violin and guitar lyricist  
Victor BVE-32714 10-in. 5/23/1925 Oh, how I miss you tonight Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-33107 10-in. 7/24/1925 Dreaming of tomorrow Carleton A. Coon ; Joe Sanders Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-33158 10-in. 8/7/1925 Who wouldn't love you Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra ; Joe Sanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-33183 10-in. 8/25/1925 Want a little lovin' Aileen Stanley Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-33202 10-in. 7/28/1925 Dreaming of to-morrow Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 749 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Davis, Benny," accessed April 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110119.

Davis, Benny. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110119.

"Davis, Benny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 April 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110119

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